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Looking for Value? Why It Might Be Time to Try Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV)

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Value investing is always a very popular strategy, and for good reason. After all, who doesn't want to find stocks that have low PEs, solid outlooks, and decent dividends?

Fortunately for investors looking for this combination, we have identified a strong candidate which may be an impressive value; Big 5 Sporting Goods CorporationBGFV .

Big 5in Focus

BGFV may be an interesting play thanks to its forward PE of 15.93, its P/S ratio of 0.33, and its decent dividend yield of 3.9%. These factors suggest that Big 5is a pretty good value pick, as investors have to pay a relatively low level for each dollar of earnings, and that BGFV has decent revenue metrics to back up its earnings.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation PE Ratio (TTM)

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation PE Ratio (TTM) | Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation Quote

But before you think that Big 5is just a pure value play, it is important to note that it has been seeing solid activity on the earnings estimate front as well. For the current year earnings, the consensus has gone up by 5% in the past 30 days, thanks to 3 upward revisions in the past one month compared to none lower.

This estimate strength is actually enough to push BGFV to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), suggesting it is poised to outperform. So really, Big 5is looking great from a number of angles thanks to its PE below 20, a P/S ratio below one, and a strong Zacks Rank, meaning that this company could be a great choice for value investors at this time. You can see the complete list of today's Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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